Selig family collection
Contains an inoculation certificate issued to Gert Selig in Kobe, Japan, and photographic prints of the Selig family in Frankfurt, Germany. Siegfried and Hildegard Selig fled Germany with their ten year old son Gert in 1940, via the Tans-Siberian railway through China and Kobe, Japan, arriving in the United States in late 1940.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Gene S. Selig
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Also in Gene Selig family collection
The collection consists of a Haggadah, a certificate, and photographs relating to the experiences of Siegfried and Hildegard Selig and their ten year old son Gert (Gene) during the Holocaust when they fled Frankfurt, Germany, and traveled on the trans-Siberian railway through China and Kobe, Japan, arriving in the United States in late 1940.
Consists of a document issued to Siegfried Selig (donor's father), April 1940, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Haggadah used by Gert Selig as a young boy. Ten year old Gert and his parents Siegfried and Hildegard fled Frankfurt, Germany, in 1940 because of the increasing persecution of Jews by the Nazi government. They traveled via the Trans Siberian railway through China to Kobe, Japan, and reached the United States late that year.